tv KRON 4 Early News KRON December 9, 2013 4:00am-6:01am PST
>> top stories we are following on this monday, december 9th. it is cold outside-- here is a live look outside at our mount tam cam. a freeze warning is in affect this morning for most of the bay area. we'll tell you how long this cold snap is going to last. >> the continuing cold weather has killed at least five homeless people over the past two weeks. what some big cities are doing to keep those living on the street safe. >> and it was the battle of the west rivals--niners and seahawks at candlestick. the second to last game of the season at the stick and san francisco sends the seahawks home. we have all the excitement from the stick. >> starting things off here in the weather center this monday morning december 9th.
>> it is low 20s out the door. we have not had a morning low. it is between six and seven. we have the freeze warnings and affect. san francisco is not impacted by this. hayward is already at freezing. oakland is at 31 degrees. upper 20s from those of you in san jose. record lows are definitely possible for this morning and the freeze warning will be reissued into tomorrow morning. the temperatures hopefully will start to climb in we will see a warming trend into the ladder part of the week. we may see showers, a 10% chance. i will have more on that coming up.
>> cold temperatures are expected to continue and there is a freeze warning issued for some bay area cities. the coldest will be between six and seven. the temperatures will be below where they should be. here is a look at your afternoon highs. with only climb into the 40's and 50's and it will be sunny. the cold air will fill a painful on your face. what was the upper 40's for pleasanton and livermore. a high of 47 degrees. satellite and radar shows clear skies always still have the cooler air mass that is still an affect. we should say partly cloudy conditions. we're going to be back in the '60s as we head into the weekend.
this is something that we're looking for two. >> there is a problem on the nimitz freeway. there is a lot of debris that has been spilled on the road. they have san the beryl's everywhere. the chp and caltran are at the scene. malangas should be cleared shortly but as of right now we are not seen a note delays. the good news is bad and just a few minutes you are good to go. >> we have a couple of minor accidents but that is the only one that has the potential to impact your commute. the bay bridge is moving well in all directions. the san mateo bridges problem free in both directions. with the rain that we saw over the weekend of the
precipitation, the moisture on the ground i would not be surprised a black ice. >> thousands of people were stranded last night due to airport delays and cancellations. and they are expecting 500 more cancellations for today. cold weather is to blame and flight aware dot com says that over two thousand flights have been canceled as of sunday afternoon with over six thousand delays. the dallas fort worth airport has been hit particularly hard. the airport says that more than 400 departures were canceled sunday and some people have been waiting to fly out since thursday night. to ease the pain some airlines are giving away free refreshments and bringing in entertainment for travelers. s >> though the weather is expected to be cold, fires won't be an option for many bay area residents looking to keep warm. its a spare the air day.
that bans all wood burning throughout the region. using fireplaces, woodstoves, pellet stoves, outdoor fire pits or any other wood-burning device is illegal during a winter spare the air alert. the only exception is homes where woodstoves or fireplaces are the only heat source. this ban comes as the national weather service issues another freeze warning for the bay area. >> the bay has been seeing thermometers drop to record lows over recent nights.with fatal results. at least five homeless people have died over the past two weeks. the most recent death happened behind an empty storefront on village parkway in dublin. police say a citizen found the man at around 12:30 friday afternoon. while the alameda county coroner hasn't determined a cause of death. they are investigating the possibility that it was due to exposure. many outreach workers around the bay area are working hard to steer people into shelters. also those who live on the street are being checked up on >> we have asked officers to
go out and do a check. we just want to make sure that we do not have to-stashed >> the continuing cold snap is a big concern for those who live unprotected from the elements. at least five homeless people have died over the past two weeks. >> 49ers got a huge victory against their rivals the seattle seahawks yesterday. first quarter.there was not much scoring. two phil dawson field goals.one from 28.another from 48. and in the 4th quarter.6 minutes and 20 seconds left
to play in the game. the seahawks would get a field goal.and the niners would need a big play.to beat the hawks' narrow lead. and they would get it from frank gore.winning the game over the seahawks at 19-17 >> this was the second to last regular season game at candlestick park. the 49ers are going to tampa bay next week to take on the buccaneers. >> unrelatedly, police say one person was hit in the head with a bottle near candlestick park yesterday afternoon. the male victim was hit at gillman avenue and bill walsh way at about 1:30 p.m. police say he suffered minor cuts and was treated at the scene by medical personnel, no one was arrested and the incident was being investigated. >> all lanes of u.s. highway 101 in santa clara have reopened this morning after a crash blocked the three left lanes. california highway patrol says the three car crash happened just before midnight sunday on northbound highway 101.
this was south of great america parkway. one of the three cars was engulfed in flames, but all the people inside were able to escape the car. injuries have been reported, but everyone hurt is expected to survive. >> the family of a man in critical condition from a hit-and-run is looking for the driver. pepe bolorinos was struck on the corner of oak and scott in san francisco's lower height neighborhood while he was crossing the street tuesday night. witnesses say the car ran a red light at the time of the accident which left bolorinos in intensive care. the driver also hit a parked car and was reportedly fleeing from the scene. the car is described as a silver four door sedan and part of the bumper was damaged in the accident. family members are urging anyone with information contact san francisco police. >> south africa prepares for the memorial service of former president nelson mandela. we'll tell you the latest on the memoral plans >> president obama and first lady michelle obama will leave for south affirca to attend the memorial service for nelson mandela.
>> now to the latest on the worldwide mourning of nelson mandela. yesterday marked the beginning of a week's worth of memorial events honoring the former south african president. flowers and memorabilia have been set up all across south africa. mandela died late thursday at 95. the coming days will be filled with symbolism and solidarity. as well as a mix of western and african traditions. this is all what cnn had on
lt. gen. solomon makgale said monday officers would "make sure people are able to grieve in a safe environment." makgale said south african police, diplomats and intelligence services had been in touch protect visiting heads of state, including u.s. more than 80,000 mourners are expected to attend the memorial tuesday for the anti-apartheid hero at a stadium in the soweto township where mandela made his last public appearance at the closing ceremony of the 2010 soccer world cup. officials say they'll block access if too many people come to the stadium. overflow sites are planned. >> president obama and the first lady will be among the dozens of dignitaries honoring mandela tomorrow in south africa. a soccer stadium will serve as the backdrop for a national memorial service >> former presidents george w bush, bill clinton and jimmy carter also expected to attend. they will join tens of thousands of mourners at the johanessburg stadium. >> u.s. defense secretary chuck hagel has arrived in pakistan for meetings with prime minister nawaz sharif and other officials. pentagon spokesman carl woog says hagel is looking forward to "candid and about ways to address common stability of neighboring afghanistan. u.s. relations with pakistan have seesawed because of drone strikes and military operations along the
pakistan-afghanistan border, though there have been some signs of improvement. sharif met with president barack the last pentagon chief to gates in january 2010. hagel flew to pakistan from afghanistan, where he visited u.s. troops but president hamid karzai, who has rankled the u.s. by refusing to sign a security agreement before year's end. >> eight major tech giants, many from the bay area, have called for tighter controls on government surveillance. the companies, including google, facebook and twitter are joining forces to argue there should be reforms in the way the united states snoops on people. they issued an open letter to president barack obama, saying that while governments have a duty to protect citizens, recent revelations have "highlighted the urgent need to reform government surveillance practices worldwide." the letter published monday said: "the balance in many countries has tipped too far in favor of the state and away from the rights of the individual - rights that are enshrined in our constitution." the letter follow revelations by former national security agency contractor edward snowden, who leaked details of the secret programs that critics say violate privacy rights >> i will highlight more of the weather when we return.
>> ice, snow, and cold weather are causing problems all over the country. in addition to stranding numerous drivers and causing thousands of flight cancellations, andrew spencer reports the wintry storms are causing damage. >> it looks like an onion lucky place for you to have parked your car. it did not
happen just once, rooftops were so heavy that have allegis failed to the street. take a look at some of the damage. the interstate was shut down does not see snow especially not like this. many drivers in little rock, ark. are used to the ice conditions. >> the residential areas are not clear. >> take a look at this the view from this error plane. across the country the weather cost thousands of flights to be canceled. so many people were stuck in dallas that they started to provide food for them. even the white house and the capital got a little bit of a dusting. forecasters are stating that other areas
will have to keep dealing with these low temperatures. >> do we have all wrong frigid conditions that we are delaware. >> we are waking up to another morning with temperatures below freezing. here's a live look outside. take a look at the temperatures in vallejo right now there 24 degrees. it is freezing and livermore. keep in mind that these are not even the coldest temperatures in fact we may say what the mother 5 degrees. between 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. we will hit the morning low. the temperatures are cooler than 24 hours ago. vallejo was 4 degrees cooler. there is no
surprise that we do have a freeze warnings and affect. the national weather service will issue a freeze warning to o'clock tonight into tomorrow morning. pass that we will see warm weather. >> afternoon highs for today will be plenty of the upper 40's, low 50's. you can expect mostly sunny skies. 52 degrees for san jose and 474 milpitas. upper 40's will be very common for vallejo and walnut creek pripet downtown san francisco stance of the low 50's. we're seeing clear skies around the bay and we also have the offshore winds. the dryer air mass that we all can feel. what a
slight wind will will actually fell the painful hit of the wind so just keep this in mind. >> in the 7 day around the bay shows the we will warm things up by the latter part of the week we will have a 10% chance for showers as well. >> we have a hot spot working on northbound 880 in oakland. there are a few lines that are blocked. chp issued a special alert that lies will be blocked the overall traffic in this area is light but nonetheless you should still drive with caution. the bay bridge toll plaza has no lines block west towards--there no metering lights. highway 92 is looking good. the golden
gate bridge is also checking in on time. >> its been one month since typhoon haiyan ravaged the central philippines. there are some signs of progress. the government is back at work, and markets are reportedly laden with fruits, pork, fish and bread. but.bodies are still being uncovered from beneath the debris in the hardest hit city of tacloban. tens of thousands are living in shelters made from scavenged materials. haiyan left over 57-hundred people dead and more than 17-hundred missing. some 4 million people were displaced. >> the united nations humanitarian chief says she is investigating reports that aid has yet to reach remote parts of the philippines a month after a devastating typhoon. valerie amos is in australia for aid talks with the government. she said monday she is still hearing "worrying reports in the media. where people said they hadn't received any aid
as yet." typhoon haiyan and its plowed through coastal areas >> the senate is ready to renew an expiring ban on plastic firearms, the kind that can pass through metal detectors and x-ray machines unnoticed. but monday's vote will be bittersweet for supporters of gun control. it comes days before the anniversary of the deadly mass shooting at sandy hook elementary school in newtown, conn., where 20 current were killed dec. 14. congress has approved no new federal curbs on firearms since then - although president barack obama made it one of his top domestic priorities. monday's vote is to extend the prohibition on undetectable plastic guns for another decade. that ban would expire tuesday. but gun control advocates seem sure to lose an effort to impose tougher restrictions. >> got the chills yet? invasive cockroach found in nyc that can withstand harsh winter cold a cockroach possessing powers to withstand harsh
winter cold and never seen before in the united states has invaded new york city. rutgers university insect biologists say the species is well documented in asia but was never confirmed in the united states until now. they suspect the little critter was likely a stowaway in the soil from ornamental plants. the newcomer was first spotted in new york in 2012 by an exterminator working on the high line, an elevated park, on manhattan's west side. the scientists say while it is too soon to predict the impact, there is probably little cause for concern. >> fans of "fast and furious star" paul walker gathered sunday to pay tribute to the actor at the site where he died. walker and his friend roger rodas were killed last week, after a porsche rodas was driving crashed into a light pole and burst into flames. today's tribute was organized through social media. some walker fans drove up in souped-up cars, just like one he used in the films. paul vercammen was there. >> the above kind of the things that he did do, his charity and any time something happens in the
country he was there. he was taking up donations for the philippines. >> the memorial was not sanctioned by the families of walker or rodas. >> former san diego mayor bob filner will be sentenced monday on felony and misdemeanor charges. he pleaded guilty in october to charges related to placing a woman in a headlock, kissing another woman and grabbing the buttocks of a third. in a plea agreement, prosecutors say they will recommend that he get three months of home confinement and three years of probation. the 71-year-old democrat left office aug. 30, amid widespread allegations that he sexually harassed women. >> here is a live look outside from san rafael. we are saying that it is 29 degrees and there and the temperatures may continue to drop and we will have more details coming up. the time drop and we will have more details coming up. the time is 4:23 a.m..
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on the federal railroad administration to take steps to prevent another deadly train accident. senators chuck schumer and richard blumenthal claim the n-t-s-b recommended cameras be installed on both the inside and outside of trains five years ago, but nothing has been done. a commuter train derailed in new york last week, killing four people and injuring 67 others. r >> "as we move forward from the crash we have to focus on the lessons we learned in the past week and make sure that these things don't happen again. reports are now pointing to human error as the cause of the crash. it's now generally accepted that the engineer "nodding off" during the trip, possibly due to what's called highway hypnosis - when you see so many things go by quickly and repeatedly you get lulled into sleep." >> schumer says the cameras would monitor train crew members and provide video evidence in the event of a
crash. currently, amtrak and california's metrolink commuter rail trains have cameras installed. >> lake tahoe might soon be using ferries for transportation around the lake. officials are hoping that.by the summer of 2016.they'll have a pair of 120-passenger ferries shuttling people from the south shore to the north shore in less than a half hour. the ferries would travel between marinas at south lake tahoe and tahoe city. it's estimated that. during peak summer travel. the boats would make eight trips a day. >> the merger between american airlines and u- s airways is given the go-ahead -- this is after the supreme court refused to hear a request from a consumer group that wanted to block the deal. the group feared the merger would raise ticket prices, and limit customers' choices. american and u- s airways could complete the deal -
which would create the world's biggest airline -- before markets open tomorrow. >> coming of one the kron4 morning nils. a violent week in vallejo leaves a man fighting for his life. police said that he was shot multiple times near an elementary school. >> millions of people are protesting in ukraine over the government's move of shoving a treaty with the european union last month to focus on ties with moscow. protesters in san francisco showed their support. we will explain coming up. zçzçtó
and los gatos and menlo park. the temperatures could drop off another five degrees as we approach sunrise. there's no surprise that a freeze warnings and affect until 9:00 a.m.. it will be real issue for 10:00 p.m. tonight and stretch into tomorrow morning. pretty much, all the bay area is affected by this. again, frost, is a concern. allow yourself extra time. >> as we head into the afternoon the afternoon will be a little bit warmer with plenty of sunshine. mountain view will hit a high of 47 degrees. a sunny day ahead and walnut creek with a high of 48 degrees. we are going to be dealing with light offshore wind but that will continue into the afternoon. this dryer air mass will let the temperatures climb up and that is why we're in the upper 40's once again.
oakland will have a high today of 52 degrees. clear skies around the bay and again we do have a very cold air mass that unsettling in. the temperatures will born more the next couple of mornings. although we are dealing with a freeze warning, past that, take a look at the low, we're back into the 30's. >> although your highs will climb up we will transition and we will have a 10% chance for showers. the time right now is for 30 2:00 a.m.. >> continuing our team coverage of the freezing temperatures with kron4 jackie sissel. he is live in san rafael. >> it is cold out here today. we have experienced
this cold snap and the temperatures could go as low as the teams. right now, we are a couple of degrees below. also, this is a spare the air day. if you normally would build a fire, you are not supposed to. it is a colder to me that anytime last week when i was out here. i am sure a lot of people will be waking up to a frozen pipes, frozen when the shells. i thought i was on to be prepared to but i will have to put on some extra layers. >> i was out here, just walked into my car the cold just went through my clothes. you should bundle up. that is the word from jackie. you will need those extra players. >>lakers. >fogllayers.
>> and many of you have been sending us your cold weather -here's two kids bundled up in the car together.one in the holiday spirit -and these three dogs are cuddling up together to stay warm. -picture of girl bundled up in car. -ice on car in south san francisco. -look how low the temperature is. - patrick in pleasanton sent us this picture of the ice he found in the fountain outside his home. we want to see what it looks like in your community. send us your photos to breaking news at kron four - dot-com. >> all lanes are now back open and the alert has been cancelled. they had to clean up some other beryl's but it looks like the work is done there is no need for improvements at the bay bridge toll plaza we are already looking good and the metering lights remain off.
the san mateo bridge is in good shape east and west bound. i spoke with the sergeant's office and they stated that they're in great shape. >> a man in vallejo continues to fight for his life this morning-- after he was found with multiple gunshot wounds near an elementary school. kron four's philippe djegal has more on what has been a violent week in vallejo. >> this is at least the third reported shooting and in the prior two incidents of the victims died. police stated that the details are vague and that is because the witnesses are not cooperating. you concede paramedics are performing cpr. police stated that the man in his 20s was found bleeding at about 2:45 p.m.. along with the vallejo police, the american kenyan
police also responded. investigators were searching for any clues as to where, why and how he was shot. the victim was taken away by ambulance to a hospital with serious injuries. police say the they do not have a subscription but they hope to get more information. >> there were over a million people in the streets of kiev, ukraine sunday protesting the government's move away from europe and towards moscow. here in san francisco, a sea of protestors showed support for the anti government protestors that toppled the statue of bolshevik leader vladimir lenin in central kiev. organizers tell us they were standing in unison >> the main demand is for the new government and this
existing government >> there are over a million people and it is really cold then there. they stated that there aren't campaigning over my caree. maligned >> organizers collected cash donations that they tell us will be sent to protestors in kiev. temperatures are extremely cold and the extra cash will help pay for clothing and >> hundreds of children in san mateo will be getting an extra special visit from santa this christmas. today the san mateo sheriff's department traveled miles to pick up cash and toys for their annual stuff the bus event. linewhile these children are telling santa what they want for christmas, there are many that may otherwise not receive anything, if it
weren't for people like norma enciso and her 5 children that always buy extra during the holidays linesot - we have a wrapping party where we wrap all the presents then we have another day where we bag all the toys. >> all these toys will be gift wrapped and distributed to over 550 families throughout san mateo county. santa and his helpers will be making those deliveries. reporting in bridgepoint. >> if you want to help some critters here at home. animal shelters in santa clara county are lowering their adoption fees. as part of their "home for the holidays" campaign they are looking to find more dogs and cats familys of their own. costs which normally range from 90 to 120 dollars will be dropped to just 12 dollars through new years eve. the fee covers spay and neuter costs, microchip, shots, and other costs. the shelters hope to find homes for more than thirteen hundred animals for the new year.
and help keep the spirit of the holidays alive. not everyone can be a foster parent. but anyone can help a foster child. >> it is now time for the tech report with gabe slate. >> there is a big battle that is shaping up with amazon and goole. amazon many big announcement on sunday about their new drawn delivery system. now, google is also investing money in something similar. according to the new york times, thereby in their way into the robotics gang. they're set to buy seven companies. these companies specialize in computer vision. they combine these to bring them
to silicon valley and they hope to build a new generation of a mobile desktop. >> antique rubin build the software. he told the new york times that this project is at the heart of their long term, big deal mauves. he stated that they're trying to put in a big money and that this is a big is focus of google moving forward. they may look and to get into a factory settings. perhaps, they're working on butler type robots. >> the project combines both hardware and software and they have become a company that handles both. if they
>> santa claus came early sunday at s-f-general hospital. where there are now hundreds of new toys around the tree. the sound of motorcycles filled the air as around 70 motorcyclists rode in, each bringing at least one toy. this marks the 30th annual dudley perkins harley davidson toy run. where motorcycle groups gather to bring toys to the hospital. which will go to inpatient children as well as those in the pediatric clinics. to the community >> it is a beautiful to see this. >> they're just able to enjoy the holidays. >> i think for a lot of them, this is the one gifted they may get to. it means a
lot to the community. >> the hospital will now next month. >> slate, icy conditions are being blamed for a eight car pileup in kansas city, missouri. witnesses said the driver of a car hit an icy patch, ran into a wall and caused a chain reaction. four people were taken to the hospital including a child. >> take a look at these pictures out of the south. this is an arkansas. the icy, snowy weather spanning from texas to the east coast. more wintry weather is expected to persist to make it hard on air travelers. more than once thousand flights have already been cancelled today because of the winter storm. it winter storm warning is in affect the baltimore and
washington d.c., where up to 1/4 inch of ice could accumulate. >> i do want to touch on the national weather. satellite and radar shows the snow is falling around michigan, stretching into pennsylvania. it is a little bit warmer in the south and we are seeing heavy rain. that will continue into the afternoon. take a look at the travel forecast. it is one degree today and minneapolis. we have very calm weather for the midwest. here in the bay area take a look that these temperatures. vallejo has the high of 24. we have below freezing temperatures in oakland and san mattel was said 35 degrees. >> we still have a freeze
warning in effect until 9:00 a.m. this morning. the national weather will issue the freeze warning for to - 10 p.m. stretching into tomorrow morning. you will certainly want to bundle up for the next couple of days but i do think that we're getting used to the temperatures in the 20's. we're expecting a slightly warmer day, oakland would have a high 52 degrees and upper 40's for fairfield and vallejo. redwood city will have a high of 51 degrees. we do have a dry weather in place and the seven day from the bay shows of the temperatures will warm-up. >> we will be back into the six is for your afternoon highs but it looks like it's 10% chance of showers. the time right now is for 40 8:00 a.m..
>> we had a better nils for northbound 880. there was an accident. it was blocking all the lanes and chp stated that all the lanes are clear. all though, you could see on your screen that it is not causing much delays westbound is looking good and fast track planes are also moving very well. >> the san mateo bridges in good shape, highway 92 has no problems. >> 49ers getting a huge victory sunday against their rivals the seattle seahawks. kron4's scott rates was on the sidelines for what turned out to be the biggest game of the season so far. >> there is no delta that this was a huge game for the 49ers. they came out ready to go. the state, was
allowed as that i have heard it all year. the fans were ready. today it is becoming a big rivalry game, for the coaches, and the players. the first quarter was not much scorned. it was more of a game of defense. it'the 49ers, and second quarter, the seahawks scored. the next possession, the 49ers' got into field-goal range. >> the seahawks took the
lead here but just before that have come as a dart past in the end zone, a tap of a great drive by the 49ers. this gave them the lead and the momentum. >> less more right to the fourth quarter. it is six minutes left. the seahawks and got a mother field-goal. seattle took the lead. the 49ers' needed a big play and they got it from frank gore. 51 yds. he set up a field goal. the 49ers' data done. that mauled to 9 and 4. >> this was one of those games where it was very little talk. they did not need to hear anything. >> i loved it. maligned it
was a huge win for the 49ers. >> it was a good one and they did not disappoint their fans. next week that wolf p.m. tampa bay taking on the buccaneers. >> and it didnt look good for the riaders. raiders rookie quarterback matt mcgloin - was pulled in favor of terrelle pryor after just four pass attemptsonly to put him back in late in the first quarter. marquette king -from his own end zonepunt is blocked and antonio allen recovers for the td giving the jets the 20-3 lead. marcel reece - delivered big time - the 63 yarder to open the 3rd quarter. in the 4th the raiders try and strip the ball from chris ivory - but forget to tackle, and that touchdown ices it. final: 37-27 jets this is the raiders 13 straight loss. >> live in the weather
>> you get ready, set, eat. santa l moser restaurant and indianapolis held their first ever shrimp cocktail eating championships saturday. contestants had to devour as much of the legendary appetizer is that could and eight minutes. among the years, local firefighters, police officers and you guessed it,
competitive eater joey chesnutt. >> in its second weekend at the box office, the disney animated tale "frozen" cooled off "the hunger games: catching fire" and the lone new release "out of the furnace." according to studio estimates sunday, "frozen" led the multiplexes with a haul of $31.6 million over the weekend, taking over the top spot from "catching fire." lionsgate's "hunger games" sequel had topped the box office for the last two weeks, but slid to second with $27 million in its third week of release. relativity media'sout of the furnace," starring christian bale and casey affleck, posed no challenge for the bigger blockbuster holdovers. it opened with $5.3 million, good enough for third place on the typically quiet early december weekend. linethe holiday season is in full swing. and people across the bay area are decorating their homes with lights and displays. these are some photos viewers have sent us. we encourage you to share your holiday lights photos with us on facebook. or you can email us at breaking news at kron-4 dot com. we'd love to share them on the air and on our website.
>> we're getting you in the holiday spirit with another kron local special, amazing holiday lights. our one-hour show takes you live all around the bay bringing you some spectacular holiday light displays, tree lightings and holidays festivities. kron 4's amazing holiday lights, this friday night. december 13th at 9pm. right after kron 4 news at 8. >> coming up on the kron4 morning nils. cold weather is causing a ton a problems across the country. we will give you the latest. >> then ntsb is preparing for a hearing on the asiana crash sfo pripet we will
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>> the top stories the we are following on this monday, december night. it is cold outside. as you step outside this morning be prepared for the below freezing temperatures. >> a hearing is set to take place this week in washington d.c. on a fatal plane crash of flight 214 earlier this year at sfo. what investigators are now looking into. >> a big win for the forty- niners. they hang onto a potential playoff spot. >> we are below freezing in fairfield. oakland said 31
degrees. these are some of the coldest rratings for the season. the the conditions will still drop in expected cold temperature to fall between 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m.. we do have the freeze warning in effect. we will see temperatures climb as we head into the afternoon. you will see perhaps sunny skies and upper 40's. the freeze warning is going to be reissued for 10:00 p.m. and i will have full details of what you can expect. >> we will continue our team coverage of the weather. kron4 jacking sissel is standing by in san rafael. >> you are about three degrees of below and it is cold out here, 29 degrees. we have been dealing with this for about a week and i
have to tell you that it feels colder today than it has any other day over the last week. there was a hard freeze on the windshield and all the cars around the area. they stated that some of these temperatures could get into the teens. it is a spare the air day. if you normally burned a fire, you are not supposed to. it is absolutely clear, no clouds in the sky. no wind to speak of but it is still hold. if it is cutting right for your clothing and you will have to throw a another layer of clothes on. it feels colder than it has been the past couple weeks. i do not doubt it much. jackie stated that he saw frost and if you have examples of just how cold it is take a pitcher randy miller to us. >> we have had slick spots
all over the bay, san mateo, santa rosa and parts of the south. if you should always travel with caution and the temperatures are low. westbound 580 is looking good with no problems. you are free and clear all the way to the dublin interchange. and the bay bridge toll plaza is not having any problems. no metering lights. highway 92 is in great shape with no problems for delays. the golden gate bridge is on time. >> the time is 5:03 a.m.. a human skull, a tennis shoe and other skilled toll remains have been found in a northern california park. the sonoma county sheriff's
office as a hiker and his two children spotted the skull and the shoe in a creek bed. deputies plans to continue to investigate. >> the bay has been seen at the moment to drop to record lows over recent nights. at least five homeless people have died over the past two weeks. the most recent death happened behind an empty storefront on village park in dublin creek police somebody of the man or on 12:30 p.m. friday. they're investigating the possibility that it was due to exposure. many out reach workers around the bay are working hard to steer people into shelters. >> we have asked officers to go wild and try to get people to go to shelters and just to make sure that we do not have to go through this. >> since november 28th, four homeless men and died while they were out in the cold.
three were living in homeless encampments. >> several investigators will interviewed dozens of experts and witnesses this week to try to determine what caused the toasiana airline jet crashed at sfo. officials with the national transportation safety board already have named several possible factors. those include problems with the boeing 777 automatic throttle and communication issues among the cockpit crew. even if the board's hearing tuesday and wednesday and d.c. tighten the focus of those factors, many experts already believe that human error was to blame. >> 49ers got a huge victory against their rivals the seattle seahawks yesterday. first quarter, there was not
much scorn. to phil dawson's field goals, one from 28, another from 48. in the fourth quarter, six minutes and 20 seconds left. the seahawks would get a field goal in the 49ers' would need a big play to beat them. they would get it from frank and gore, with a huge 51 yd run to set up phil dawson's fourth field goal of the day. the game was the 49ers' winning by 19-17. this was the second to the last regular-season game at candlestick park. the 49ers are going to tampa bay next week to take on the buccaneers. >> under related, police said one person was hit in the head with a bottle near candlestick park yesterday afternoon. the male victim was hit and gilman avenue
and bill walsh way at about 1:30 p.m.. police said that he suffered minor cuts and was treated at the scene. >> coming up on the kron4 morning news. a man, fall asleep on a plane and wakes up alone. details on how he got locked inside of the plane. >> plus, winter weather threatens hundreds of flights across the country. >> how world-class, former president nelson mandela as he is laid to rest. will have those details coming up. yes you did. yes you did. no i didn't. no i didn't.
>> welcome back. now to the latest on the world wide morning of nelson mandela. yesterday marked the beginning of one week a memorial events. flowers and memorabilia have been set up all across south africa. mandela died late thursday at the age of 95. wednesday and thursday, mandela's body will lie in state and
pretoria. a state funeral is planned for sunday. >> president obama and the first lady will lead to joined dozens of dignitaries honoring mandela to march in south africa. as south african soccer stadium holds nearly 100,000, will serve as the backdrop for the memorial service. former presidents and george w. bush, bill clinton and jimmy carter are also expected to attend. that would joined tens of thousands of mourners at the stadium. >> we are waking up to one another crisp cold morning. we have readings in the 20's. i will talk about just how cold it is one we 20's. i will talk about just how cold it is one we ci love watching tv outside. and why can you move the tv out here? the wireless receiver. i got that when i switched to u-verse. but why? because it's so much better than cable. it's got more hd channels, more dvr space. yeah, but i mean, how did you know? i researched. no, i-i told you.
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conditions. new england had more of the winter weather and they are expected to give more to persist in making it hard on travelers. a quarter of an inch of ice could accumulate in washington d.c.. this is the precipitation could affect thousands of travelers in the north west corridor today. more than a thousand flights have already been cancelled. >> a slate, icy conditions are being blamed for this eight car pileup in kansas city, missouri. witnesses say that the driver of a car hit an icy patch, ran into a wall and caused a chain reaction. four people were taken to the hospital including a child. no word on their conditions. >> this is a very impressive system that could break a couple of inches of ice stretching from ohio and
impacting places of the eastern seaboard. we are above freezing but this is where they are seeing a light to moderate rain. that may see a couple of inches of eyes. we are saying 50,000 power outages in washington d.c. alone. this will continue for the afternoon. there are flight cancellations nationwide. we are very mild in the bay area compared to the rest of the country although is not snow in denver, they are down to 22 degrees. minneapolis is just that one of degree. again, they do have pretty icy and rainy conditions. >> here is a look at the temperatures here. we are waking up to 20's and 30's. 34 degrees out the door in richmond. we are facing another more we can actually
break some morning lows. we still have a freeze on into affect. it is also set to begin again at 10:00 p.m. tonight into tomorrow morning. make sure that you have extra layers of this morning. i actually think we're starting to get used to these frigid conditions but we are in store for a warmer afternoon. >> mountain view will have a high of 47, paula out to will have a high of 49. it will be sunday in walnut creek will have a high of 48 degrees. mid 40's for antioch. upper 40's, low 50's north of the golden gate bridge. we are dealing with clear skies in the bay, offshore winds will start to pick up. that dryer air mass, will help us warm
things up for the afternoon and will definitely need your chap stick. make sure that you have your extra layers on. the temperatures will rebound. it will be back into the 60s for saturday and sunday. we are talking about a 10% chance of showers. >> it is still a alert and oakland we have the fifth avenue off ramp from northbound 880 shut down. it is expected to remain shut down because caltran is out there due to a head earlier accident. there are no lines blocked itself for the exit lane. this is right near the 980 split. in the bay bridge
is okay. to there are no problems, if you're moving towards macarthur mayes, we're also delay priefree. the san mateo bridges in great shape for east and west palm. 101, the golden gate bridge is looking good. >> the senate is ready to renew an expiring ban on plastic firearms. this would be concerning the firearms that can pass through metal detectors and x-ray machines unbelted spreads this vote comes days before the anniversary of the daily mass shooting at sandy hook elementary school in newtown, connecticut. congress has approved no new federal curbs on firearms since then, although president barack obama made it one of his top domestic priorities. >> after a new york commuter
train derails killing four people, to federal lawmakers want trains to be outfitted with cameras appointed engineers. this is video of the derailment from last sunday. senators charles sc humer of new york and richard blumenthal of connecticut held a news conference sunday. the national transportation safety board has suggested cameras. their road administration has not immediately responded. a lawyer and union leader for the derailed train engineer said he briefly not off and he experienced a days at the controls. more than 60 people were injured. >> there are reports out today of the federal reserve and how it will start to pull back on their mass of
economic stimulus program. the fed has been buying 85 billions in bonds each month to try to keep the interest rates low. a recent survey by the national association of business economists says the 62% of its forecasters expects that the feds will pull back on its bond buying programs. another 30 percent think that the fed will start producing monocline in the second quarter. the upside is that the forecasters expect that the u.s. economy is gore to grow faster in the new year. >> is seems like they will taper and the concern is that if they do this, the interest rates could jump up. >> the time is 5:21 a.m..
former san diego mayor bob feel honfilner will be sentenced today on felony and misdemeanor charges. he pleaded guilty in october to charges related to placing a woman in a headlock, kissing another woman and grabbing the box of a third. a plea agreement, prosecutors said they will recommend that he did three months of home confinement and three years of probation and. the 71 year-old democrat left office august 30th it. >> a trip from louisiana to california took a bizarre turn. during a convention in houston. tom wagner says that he fell asleep on an express a jet flight filled with passengers, but when he woke up he was all alone and locked inside. he remembered
that he took off his head after boarding the flight in lafayette and dozed off. he said that he woke up to wet cold pitch black cabinet houston. he stated that he was frantic and called his girlfriend and she thought that he was joking. about a half-hour later, workers boarded the aircraft and were stunned to find him. >> ex-president issued a statement saying that they apologize for what happens. wagner says that he did not get a refund for his flight. he stated that the airline put him up in a hotel and gave him a $250 voucher. >> here is a live look outside at the approach to the bay bridge. more details on the cold conditions coming up.
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and the weather center right now talking about the temperatures we are seeing this morning >>erica: petaluma is one of the coldest spot at 21 degrees. haven't even had the morning lows yet. that will occur between 6 and 7 this morning so we could shave off a couple of degrees over the next hour. vallejo at 24. 283 now in los gatos. a lot of places below freezing. for the rest of the day by noon we will see mostly for days throughout the area. upper 40's for those of you along the east bay shoreline and peninsula. your afternoon highs will mainly be in the low 50s. it will be a little warmer compared to what we experienced yesterday. all have a look at a 7 day around the bay forecast and talk about when we will give rid of these freezing temperatures coming up in 15 minutes. stick around. the back to you. many of you have been sending your pictures.
here's one of the cats on hold by the heater vents try to stay warm. eyes on the roof. we also have your soil been bundled up. on their couch just try to stay warm up watching the niner game. and the pets to all wrapped up in blankets treat keep those photos coming in. they have a fantastic to look at three a great shot here getting ready for school sprint breaking news at kron4 dot com. the e-mail address to send them to print >>anny: we are tracking also your road conditions this morning. we could see some slick spot 3 here's dan with a look at your traffic. >>: we have reports of black eyes that caused a motorcycle accident on highway 16. apparently that motorcycle rider is walking around. it was blocking all lanes briefly. any delays uc are residual grit and took up is already enroute to
that scene. i'm sure that's not only spots of black eyes. westbound started to get slow. backed up to the middle of the parking lot. nonetheless we are starting to stack up. san mateo bridge in good shape for eastbound and westbound 92. no problems. golden gate bridge also looking good and bart is on time. >>james: data mentioned black eyes. that is becoming an issue. something you want to keep an eye out for on your morning commute. kron4's yoli aceves has more details from lafayette. >>: believe me i was driving with caution. driving slower than usual just in case for it is their reported that it's been brought highway 24 starting from around lafayette all the way up to the caldecott tunnel. when mr. you some video i shot may be about 30 minutes ago. you don't really see. that's why it catches you by
surprise. you don't see it until you actually hit it. from what i hear, it has been at patches. i haven't seen anyone lose control yet. and i sure didn't either. but people have reported that there is little patches all along here as you are approaching the tunnel. there is little patches that people kind of hit and they kind of slide off to the side and get back on the road. it's just something that people have to be aware of them be on alert. after driving through high with 24. this really cold weather. i think the last i checked it's 31 degrees here in lafayette. it's going to cause some patches of black ice. if there was any kind of water lying around, that will freeze over. >>james: and don't forget bridges freeze before rose to critic yoli, thank you very much for that update. we will keep you updated throughout the morning. the act >>mark: thousands of riot
police in full gear have moved to the center of the ukrainian capital of kiev. where an estimated 100,000 opposition activists have been occupying a city administration building and a central square. president viktor yanukovych has faced weeks of protest after shelving a treaty with the european union last month to focus on ties with moscow. a rally on sunday drew the protesters calling for the president's ouster and for closer ties with europe now russia. the government has been demanding that the protest the spurs.ts disperse. - eu protestors tore down a statue of lenin.
u.s. defense secretary chuck hegel has arrived in pakistan for meetings with prime minister nawaz sharif. hagel is exploring ways to address common threads and help promote the stability of neighboring afghanistan. u.s. relations with pakistan have been strained because of strong strikes and military operations along the pakistan and afghanistan border though there have been some signs of improvement. hagel flew to pakistan from afghanistan, where he visited u.s. troops but declined to meet with president hamid karzai, who has ranked the u.s. by refusing to sign a security agreement before the year's
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stressed up as--dress up as kris kringle but instead of delivering gifts, the bay barhop. --they barhop. thousands of people joined in on the fund a share. the tradition has spread to cities across the nation. the holiday season is in full swing and people across the bay area are decorating their homes with lights in this place. these are some photos of yours have sent us. we encourage you to share your holiday lights photos with us on facebook or you can e-mail us at breaking news at kron4 dot com. we'd love to share them on the air and on our web site. >>james: we are getting you and the holiday spirit with another crown local special amazing holiday lights. our one-hour show takes you live all around the bay bringing you some spectacular holiday like this place, tree lightings and holiday
me too. ♪ look who's here! >>james: despite some delays at the nation's airports. plans for taking off from chicago's o'hare international airport sunday. this video on the left was taken as a plane made its way down the runway. you can see the snow blanketing the airport. more delays and cancellations are expected for today. we will let you won't know when we get more word from sfo oakland and san jose international airport. >>anny: unbelievable pictures coming out of the frigid conditions but we also have our own freezing temperatures as well. below freezing for a lot of locations. fears erica with a look at your forecast. if >>erica: we could set to record lows for today with no thought of down to 23 degrees. we are below
freezing in oakland and hayward so some of the cold this rain along the east bay shoreline. 35 degrees live in your house in san mateo and upper 20s currently in san jose. as we take a look at the temperatures spread we are ranging from low 20s for places like petaluma. upper 20s and san jose. and still below freezing in oakland. san francisco really holding on tightly to temperature readings in the 40's. mr. jefferies warning in effect until 9:00 this morning and the national weather service will free issue at 10:00 at night stretching into 9:00 a.m. tomorrow. with that, we could see another round of temperatures well into the 20s. the coldest spot will be the protected isolated valleys and remember your coldest reading to between six and 7:00 in the morning. make sure the kids are dressed in extra layers today. scarves, hats. all of that and make sure to moisture rise. as we head
into the afternoon, the wins will also pick up. temperatures and upper 50s- upper '40's the low 50s. 47 year high in mountain view. in the east bay very similar readings. vallejo and 48. hayward makes it to 53 and the sierra looking pretty good. it's below zero there for the morning lows but looks like we will see a gradual warming trend into the middle of next week. we do have a possibility for some snow. expect warm weather on the way. the with subfreezing temperatures for the next couple of mornings but by saturday and sunday looks like we are back in the '60s for your afternoon highs but we will attack on a 10% chance for showers. 548 on the clock right now
the morning dan. >>: more eyes on the roadways with the colder weather. caltran also and route. it's going to be slow on this band itself to getting all the way into san francisco. san mateo bridge starting to see some slowing westbound approaching a high-rise. >>: here stanley roberts who found some people behaving badly
>>stanley: in front of just about every fire station in san francisco stenciled on the ground are the words " keep clear. " >>: but you can't see it here because what it's covered up by all these vehicles that are parked were it is called a fire line. in stopping and it slows down the response time for firefighters and paramedics when they have to respond. this rig is trying to root response to an emergency at a retirement home but is the late because drivers are posted of blocking the fire line. the silver saturn was not only in the fire line. the driver is in the pipeline as well. during the commute, it can take firefighters as much as two minutes just to leave the station because of oblivious drivers. like this driver and the volvo. let's have a chat with him. >>: knock, knock, knock.
how're you doing? roy your window down. it uc that fire station. -- you see that fire station? yes again m. stanley. >>: you know you are not supposed to stop here. >>: right i see that. >>: ec that sign on the ground that says keep clear. >>: yes. >>: what if there was a fire. >>: how are you doing. you are on a cellphone but you are blocking the fire station. >>: you are blocking the fire station. >>: yes i did man. >>: all right. >>: it is what it is my man. it's holiday traffic. that must be some new holiday and i missed it. fire station 1 it is known as the alley cats because it used to be located in an
alley but now it's being held captive by inattentive drivers. >>: the base line for blocking the fire station is $35 but with all the court fees and at once and blown up to $230. in san francisco stanley roberts kron 4 news. asked >>mark: and it didn't look good for the raiders. raiders rookie quarterback matt mcgloin, was pulled in favor of terrelle pryor after just four pass attempts only to put him back in late in the first quarter. marquette king from his own end zone pont is blocked and antonio palin
recovers for the touchdown giving the jets the 20-30 lead. marcel reece, delivered a big-time greeted the 63 harder to open the third quarter to make it 20- 10. --yarder. but the raiders go down 37-27 jets. this is the raiders 13th straight loss and the eastern time zone. major league baseball's lawyer say in a court filing that the oakland athletics' request to move to san jose was actually turned down in june by commissioner bud selig. that decision just coming to light in a statement filed friday in u.s. district court in san jose part of a lawsuit filed by the city against major league baseball. " mlb denied athletics relocation request on june 17th, one day before this lawsuit was filed, "
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